Add-on: External application added to the system.
Advanced planning systems (APS): Software to analyze material flows throughout a supply chain.
Application programming interface (API): Software providing access to external applications to ERP systems.
Application service provider (ASP): Organization that offers computing services for an organization at a fee. (Use ASP computing facilities).
Benchmarking: Comparison of organizational procedures with those of peer organizations.
Best-of-breed: Concept of mixing ERP modules from different vendors.
Best practices: Application of business processes in a manner deemed the best way: vendor-adopted processes.
Big bang deployment: Implementation of an ERP throughout the organization at one time. ...